ERIC Number: ED315499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Oct-3
Reference Count: N/A
Observance of National Children's Day. Joint Hearing before the Task Force on Human Resources of the Committee on the Budget and the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families of the House of Representatives. One Hundred First Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Budget.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
In observance of National Children's Day, this House of Representatives' joint hearing was concerned with children's health, education, and welfare issues. Its purpose was to discuss the first National Children's Day Report Card, which provides information about changes that need to be made in government spending and in the treatment of children in our society. Section 1 contains statements made by the following people: (1) Dr. T. Berry Brazelton; (2) Felicia Dixon; (3) Kristie Joy Drury; (4) Jennifer Gamble; (5) Robert Greenstein; (6) Hon. Joseph P. Kennedy, II; (7) Anthony Lee; (8) Ronald Menard; (9) Thomas A. Nazario; (10) Lee Oakman; (11) Dr. Donald Schiff; (12) Steven P. Speach, Ph.D.; (13) Marie Vollestedt; (14) James D. Weill; and (15) Arlene Zieike. Section 2 contains additional material submitted, including a copy of the National Children's Day Report Card. There is a state-by-state report on 26 child indicators which are grouped under three issues: child health; child welfare; and child education. A listing of the definitions of the child indicators is appended. Section 3 contains prepared statements about children's issues by specialists in the field. (JS)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Childrens Rights, Educational Needs, Federal Aid, Government Role, Health Needs, Hearings, Legislators, Youth Programs
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Budget.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.